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Gone with the Wind

06/05/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Farting/Flatulence
  • Fibre
  • Vegan diets

For most of us farting is a great thing, a natural part of the digestion of essential foods. A by-product of feeding trillions of life forms who nestle inside us, toiling hard to keep us shipshape.

What you need for healthy bones

04/05/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Bone health
  • bones
  • Calcium
  • healthy bones
  • plant-based diet
  • vegan diet
  • vegan health
  • Vitamin D

Your bones are like living cities, always rebuilding and repairing themselves and exchanging materials with their environment – discover why they need both calcium and vitamin D, and other nutrients to stay strong!

Coconut oil… best of a bad bunch?

20/04/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Cholesterol
  • Fats
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Nuts and Seeds

Previously shunned for its high saturated fat content, coconut oil has experienced a huge revival in popularity and is now found in health food shops and supermarkets across the country.…

Vegans and the Protein Myth

20/04/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Pulses
  • Soya
  • Wholegrains

It’s a myth that vegans miss out on protein, in fact, plant protein is much healthier than the protein found in meat and dairy, and a varied, vegan diet is packed with it.

Iron – why plants are best

06/04/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Iron
  • Vitamins and Minerals

The old myth that we need meat for iron is deeply entrenched but it’s not the best source for a number of reasons. If you want the good stuff, read on.

7 reasons to go vegan for the planet

06/04/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Climate change
  • Environment
  • vegan diet

Going vegan is one of the easiest and most effective changes you can make to help combat climate change and save the planet.

Factory farming and Antibiotic resistance

17/03/2021  |   Tags: 
  • AMR
  • antibiotic resistance

The links between the two are clearly spelt out by Emanuel Goldman, Professor of Microbiology, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, USA – and his conclusions are stark.

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